Debridging Machine Operator

Tend debridging machines that cut metal bridges.

What does a Debridging Machine Operator do?

Tends debridging machine that cuts metal bridge from bottom length of cement-filled aluminum extrusions used in manufacturing windows and doors: Installs cutting blades in machine, using wrenches. Turns controls to set machine cutting speed, blade height, and feed roller position. Places extrusions on intake conveyor and guides extrusions into contact with feed roller for automatic cutting. Removes cut extrusion from off-feed conveyor, and examines exposed cement along cut to detect overlapping metal. Adjusts machine settings to remove metal according to company standards. Stacks extrusions on cart and places cardboard sections between layers.